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The Comox Valley RCMP are looking to speak to anyone who may have near St. Joseph’s Hospital Tuesday afternoon after the body of a man was recovered from the harbour.

On April 27th, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the body of a man was discovered offshore in the ocean, near St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Police said the circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation and the BC Coroners Service is assisting with the Comox Valley RCMP.

“Anyone who drove, cycled, or walked in this area and saw something of interest, please give us a call to speak with investigators,” said Cst. Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP.

According to Comox Fire Rescue Chief Gord Schreiner, the victim was in three feet of water in the mudflats by the hospital.

No other details were released about the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2021-6590. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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